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Lake Placid power outage planned on Dec. 7

LAKE PLACID -- National Grid officials announced Friday, Dec. 2 that there will be a scheduled power outage in Lake Placid from 1 to 5 a.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 7. The village of Lake Placid operates an independent municipal electric department and electricity is delivered to the village’s ...

Extra layer of giving

LAKE PLACID — Lake Placid High School seniors Abigail Gavin and Kiera Levitt began figure skating at the age of 2. That’s not surprising, given the sport’s long history in this village — and the fact that their mothers are skating coaches. They’ve also teamed up to help the North ...

GIVING BACK: After 30 years, Placid’s thrift shop eyes expansion

LAKE PLACID — Linda Young sat among secondhand treasures Tuesday, Nov. 29 in the Helping Hands Thrift Shop. Books, shoes, clothes, backpacks and an assortment of odds and ends covered every surface and hung on every hook. It’s a physical representation of this community’s spirit of ...

St. Agnes School heads back inside for Christmas Bazaar

LAKE PLACID — St. Agnes School students, faculty, staff and volunteers are preparing for their annual Christmas Bazaar & Craft Show, which will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 3. It’s the first time since before the pandemic that the event will be held indoors, as ...

Christmas wish lists for kids

LAKE PLACID — A Christmas tree stands on the far side of the Adirondack Bank lobby, with wrapped presents underneath. Showcased among the colorful bulbs on the tree are wish lists for boys and girls who need a little extra help this holiday season. It’s the Families First Christmas ...

World University Games cauldron to be in Brewster Park

LAKE PLACID — Lake Placid village employees were seen breaking ground in the center of Brewster Park on Tuesday, Nov. 29. But they weren’t reviving the recently finished Main Street construction project — they were preparing the park for the placement of the 2023 FISU Winter World ...